Post Reply Where do I look on the screen for a mature content warning?
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Posted 5/30/17
Exactly what it says on the title. I have my settings on "Show Mature Content," but is there a sign anywhere to tell me if I'm about to watch some?
Thanks in advance.
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No...there isn't, except for two shows that have actual censored and uncensored "seasons" on their main pages. There's no verbal or visual announcement such as there is on Hulu, warning you about it.

For one thing, what is deemed "mature" differs by the standards of the manufacturer who makes the device you watch on. Sony, Microsoft, Roku, Android, Apple, and the web page access on-site might have somewhat stricter or looser standards for the same show.

For another thing, there aren't ratings in Japan such as there are here in the US. They have censors, and time blocks when shows air, but anything like a maturity rating wouldn't come from there. It would just show in a censored form (or not).

For a general guideline, if you are concerned about it, before you start to watch a series, you could look up the title on myanimelist.com and see how users have rated it. Here's an example and where to find it:



Here on the CR website, the RSS page lists Bakemonogatari as nonadult, so it is not hidden when you search, and you can play it in a browser player even with mature set to be restricted (default). I'm pretty sure the same holds true for Android as well. But if you tried to play it on a Roku, a gaming console, or an Apple device, then you would not see the show in the list until you set mature titles on, and were logged in.

TL;DR: You're on your own here.
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Posted 5/30/17
Gonna have to be careful then. Thanks a lot.
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Most content that is marked as mature is marked as such based on Apple's maturity rules for apps on iTunes. For the most part, this is due to what is usually called "fanservice". E.g. partial nudity and some sexual innuendo. Only a few rare cases are marked as mature for excessive violence. Which of the 2 are you trying to avoid?
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Firstly, I don't use Apple so I'm not sure what good that does for me.
Secondly, I'm not actively trying to avoid anything in particular. I just don't want to be caught off guard and see something "interesting" with unsuspecting guests in the room. It's just nice to have warning beforehand.
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Posted 5/30/17

Harryeagle wrote:

Firstly, I don't use Apple so I'm not sure what good that does for me.
Secondly, I'm not actively trying to avoid anything in particular. I just don't want to be caught off guard and see something "interesting" with unsuspecting guests in the room. It's just nice to have warning beforehand.


Whether you use Apple is not relevant. In order for it not to become overly complicated we use their rules for everything, as they have the strictest requirements. A show marked as mature based on Apple's requirements will not show up on any of the other app platforms unless the maturity filter is adjusted. If a show is marked as mature by Crunchyroll's own standards on top of it, it will not immediately show up in the search at the top if you put in a partial name.
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Posted 5/30/17
I see. Thanks for the help.
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Posted 5/31/17

shinryou wrote:

If a show is marked as mature by Crunchyroll's own standards on top of it, it will not immediately show up in the search at the top if you put in a partial name.

Ah, that explains why some shows don't appear in the list when I use the search. I thought it was a bug in search when it was in fact a feature.

That said, it would be nice if that feature was turned off if "show mature content" was turned on.

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